HOW TO SURVIVE HEART ATTACK WHEN ALONE – Health Tip of Month

  HOW TO SURVIVE HEART ATTACK WHEN ALONE – Health Tip of Month   I hope everyone can send this on as it is really important for everyone to know!     Let’s say it’s 7:25pm and you’re going  home (alone of course) after an unusually hard day on the job.     You’re really tired, upset and frustrated.   3. Suddenly you start experiencing severe pain in your chest that starts to drag out into your arm and up in to your jaw. You are only about five km from the hospital nearest your home.   4. Unfortunately you don’t know if you’ll be able to make it that far. 5. You have been trained in CPR, but the guy that taught the course did not tell you how to perform it on yourself.     6. HOW TO SURVIVE A HEART ATTACK WHEN  ALONE? Since many people are alone when they suffer a heart attack without help, the person whose heart is beating improperly and who begins to feel faint, has only about 10 seconds left before losing consciousness. 7. However, these victims can help themselves by coughing repeatedly and very vigorously. A deep breath should be taken before each cough, and the cough must be deep and prolonged, as when producing sputum from deep inside the chest. A breath and a cough must be repeated about every two seconds without let-up until help arrives, or until the heart is felt to be beating normally again. 8. Deep breaths get oxygen into the lungs and  coughing movements squeeze the heart and keep the blood  circulating. The squeezing...

Life Saving Tips: HEART ATTACK and WATER, ASPIRIN USE

How many folks do you know who say they don’t want to drink anything before going to bed because they’ll have to get up during the night? Heart Attack and Water – I never knew all of this ! Interesting……. Heart Attack & Water Something else I didn’t know … I asked my Doctor why do people need to urinate so much at night time. Answer from my Cardiac Doctor = Gravity holds water in the lower part of your body when you are upright (legs swell). When you lie down and the lower body (legs and etc) seeks level with the kidneys it is then that the kidneys remove the water because it is easier. This then ties in with the last statement! I knew you need your minimum water to help flush the toxins out of your body, but this was news to me. Correct time to drink water… Very Important. From A Cardiac Specialist!: Drinking water at a certain time maximizes its effectiveness on the body: *A glasses of water after waking up – helps activate internal organs *1 glass of water 30 minutes before a meal – helps digestion *1 glass of water before taking a bath – helps lower blood pressure *1 glass of water before going to bed – avoids stroke or heart attack Please pass this to the people you care about…… I can also add to this… My Physician told me that water at bed time will also help prevent night time leg cramps. Your leg muscles are seeking hydration when they cramp and wake you up with a Charlie Horse. Life...